Fifteen new blue and yellow historical markers will soon serve as reminders of the places lost to the Great Sacandaga Lake when the reservoir was created in 1930. The Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council, supported by Brookfield Renewable Power — … [Read more...] about Great Sacandaga markers pay tribute to what was lost
Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent formative summers at camp in Minerva By Leigh Hornbeck In 2017, Amy Kramer had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Kramer, who lives near Washington D.C., went to see the … [Read more...] about How the Adirondacks helped shape a justice
Book explores bonds forged at an Adirondack feminist collective Editor's note: Lorraine Duvall is hosting an online book reading and discussion of this book via Zoom at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. CLICK HERE for more info. By Leigh … [Read more...] about ‘Finding a Woman’s Place’
Park could face shortage as generation of adventurous family doctors retires By Leigh Hornbeck Woods McCahill moved to Lake Placid in 1980, fresh out of residency. It was always his dream to work as a family physician in the … [Read more...] about Wanted: Doctors who love mountains
Mary Halloran was serving in the Peace Corps in Niger when she decided she wanted to be a primary care doctor back home in the Adirondacks. Halloran, now 52, grew up in Minerva, a town of 800 in the southwestern corner of Essex County. She’s the … [Read more...] about Loan payoff brings a doctor home to the Adirondacks
Not intent on bagging all 46, a family stops to appreciate the moss By LEIGH HORNBECK We climbed our first High Peak as a family, and now the debate begins: Are we chasing 46? Two summers ago, when my boys Rushton and Devlin were 8 and 6, I … [Read more...] about Who’s counting peaks?